RWC latest – Manu to lead Fiji
20 Aug 2011
Keo.co.za brings you news related to the World Cup.
Manu to lead Fiji – Prop Deacon Manu has been named as Fiji captain for the World Cup.
The 30-man squad includes 21-overseas based players. Lock Leone Nakarawa has resigned from the Fiji armed forces and is thus free to enter New Zealand for the World Cup.
Notable omissions from the squad include Ifereimi Rawaqa and Seru Rabeni while Isa Nacewa, Rupeni Caucaunibauca and Sireli Bobo were unavailable for selection.
Fiji will play the Springboks in Pool D of the World Cup.
Fiji World Cup Squad:
Forwards: Campese Ma’afu, Deacon Manu (captain), Setefano Somoca, Waisea Daveta, Viliame Veikoso, Tuapati Talemaitoga, Sunia Koto, Sekonaia Kalou, Leone Nakarawa, Wame Lewaravu, Rupeni Nasiga, Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Sisa Koyamaibole, Akapusi Qera, Netani Talei, Masi Matadigo, Malakai Ravulo
Backs: Nemia Ranuku, Vitori Buatava, Waisea Luveniyali, Seremaia Bai, Nicky Little, Albert Vulivuli, Gabirieli Lovobalavu, Ravai Fatiaki, Vereniki Goneva, Napolioni Nalaga, Michael Tagicakibau, Kini Murimurivalu, Iliesa Keresoni